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Itinerary description: 

Day 1: La Paz. You will be met at the airport & brought to your hotel (3 stars), a colonial house in a lively and atmospheric quarter of the city centre. .

Day 2: La Paz. Private 3 hour guided tour through the city.

Day 3: Day trip. Visit the pre-Incas archaeological ruins of the important Tiwanaku Culture (800 BC) with the famous Sun Gate &Bennett monolith, recently returned from La Paz after almost 70 years.

Day 4-7: Amazon rainforest. Private tour for 4 days and 3 nights (full board) - boat trips, pirhana fishing, walks in search or wildlife & the famous anaconda, indigenous community visits. Day 7, flight to La Paz.

Day 8-9: Copacabana & Island of the Sun private tour - 2 days (full board), overnight on Island of the Sun.

Day 10-12: Condoriri-Zongo private lama trek - 3 days, 2 nights (full board) including the magnificent 5,000m Jistaña and Apacheta passes and canyons.

Day 12, private transportation back to hotel in La Paz, with several stopovers to appreciate the Milluni Indian Cemetery & amazing Andean high peaks.

Day 13-15: Salar de Uyunyi private tour - 3 days, 3 nights. The start needs to be planned on a Tuesday or Friday in order to take the train to Uyunyi (otherwise you have to travel by bus at night or on Saturdays there is a tourist bus departure at 9am). Hotel Uyunyi (4 stars). Depart to the Salt Lake visiting Colchani, a salt extracting village, and Fish Island (Isla Pescado) or Incahuasi, populated by giant cactuses. Visit of mummy cave above Coquesa, and hikers can climb some of the sacred volcano for a magnificent view over the saltplain and towards the top of Tunupa.

Day 16: Local bus from Uyuni to Potosí. This will be a little uncomfortable travelling day sharing simple transport as the local Bolivians do.

Day 17: Potosi mine, private excursion. At an altitude of 4600 metres high, you visit one of the world’s few mines that preserves almost unchanged mitayo or indigenous miners' working techniques.

Day 18: Private transfer from Potosí to Sucre & pm excursion to the Dinosaurs Footprints.

Day 19: Sucre. Private city tour & visit the indigenous community Jatun Yampara, to see their culture, houses, textiles & ceramics. Hotel in Sucre.

Day 20: Transfer to airport for flight Sucre-Santa Cruz. On arrival, transfer to Hotel Santa Cruz (4 star).

Day 21-22: Private excursion to the Missions - 2 days, 1 night. Visit San Javier (220 kms), a tour through 18th century architectural jewels including San Javier’s church. Day 22, visit the 1756 church, Missions and Chiquitano museums and handicraft stores, and return to Santa Cruz hotel stopping off at Sapocó Lagoon.

Day 23: Private tour Refugio Volcanes (Parque Amboro Sur). Visit to the cloud forest to watch birdlife, see orchids and immerse with nature. Overnight in Refugio Volcanes, and from here you continue directly to Samaipata.

Day 24: Private day excursion to Samaipata, a picturesque colonial town 120 kms from the city with its spectacular Inca Fortress (El Fuerte) at 1950 m, the last bastion of the Incas. Hotel Santa Cruz (4 stars).

Day 25: Transfer from Hotel Santa Cruz to airport for your international flight.